a visit from (Aunt) Flo

a visit from (Aunt) Flo

euphemism The time during which a woman menstruates; a woman's period. A pun on the female name "Flo" (a shortening of Florence) and the "flow" of blood from the uterus that occurs during menstruation. I always get horrible cramps whenever I get a visit from Aunt Flo. Do you think you might be pregnant? How long has it been since you've had a visit from Flo?
See also: Flo, visit
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visit from Flo

(...ˈflo)
n. a menstrual period. (see also Aunt Flo.) I am expecting a visit from Flo, but she seems late.
See also: Flo, visit
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